Collegiate DECA

North Dakota Collegiate DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

To learn more about Collegiate DECA in North Dakota contact the state advisor Kevin Reisenauer at Or visit the National DECA website at

NDSU Collegiate DECA chapter is represented by State Vice President Paige Cote at

Faculty Advisor

Jin Li, Ph.D. • 231.8129

Congratulations to the NDSU Collegiate DECA National Qualifiers!


From top left to bottom right:

Austin Braham, 2nd place in Banking & Financial Services; Ajay Brown, 2nd place in Corporate Finance; Nick Pruis, 2nd place in Restaurant & Food Service Management; Kelsey Boe, 1st place (team) in Sports & Entertainment Marketing; Dakota Holgard, 2nd place (team) in Sports & Entertainment Marketing and 2nd place in Hotel & Lodging;  Emileigh Ward, 3rd place in Retail Management; Paige Cote, 1st place in Restaurant & Food Service Management and 1st place in Human Resources Management; John Myhre, 1st place in Fashion Merchandising & Marketing; Brita Hammer, 1st place in Retail Management and 1st place (team) in Sports & Entertainment Marketing; McKenna Petrie, 2nd place (team) in Sports & Entertainment Marketing; Nick Reitan (not pictured), 4th place in Banking & Financial Services